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How to Cut Out Just About Anything Using Photoshop

Being able to precisely and accurately select and mask things in Photoshop is one of the most fundamental and essential skills any photographer or …

Tutorials

How to remove a background in Photoshop

If you’re new Photoshop, knowing where to start when it comes to removing a background can be daunting. Photoshop has many different ways you can …

The 100 Best Sci-Fi Books of All Time - A Science Fiction Reading List

<b>1.–10.</b><p>Our favorite science fiction tends to use the future to illuminate and discuss issues in our present. <i>1984</i> is a prime example of this, a …

Science Fiction

These Midcentury-Modern Living Rooms Will Convince You to Turn Back Time

The midcentury modern era was known for its sunken living rooms, low-slung seating, bold color combinations, and floating fireplaces—an homage to an …

Mid-Century modern

Man, Crows Are Even Smarter and Scarier Than We Thought

They seem to be able to learn from each others' tools.<p>As humans, we love to think we have a monopoly on brain power. But the more we learn about the …

How to Quickly and Easily Sharpen Any Blurry Photo

If you thought you couldn't use or rescue blurry, pixelated photos, think again. This tutorial will not only show you how to rescue and sharpen …

Tutorials

Say Hello To ‘fontTools’, A Free Library For Font Manipulation

<b>For those of you</b> who might be unaware, there exists a library for the manipulation of font files, written in Python, called ‘fontTools’.<p><b>Even though</b> …

9 Simple Photoshop Hacks in 90 Seconds for Faster Editing and Better Photographs (VIDEO)

Here’s a quick one for those of you who’d rather be out shooting photographs than sitting behind a computer messing around with Photoshop. While we’d …

Breathe New Life Into Dull, Underexposed Photos with These Simple Photoshop Tricks (VIDEO)

Whether we blame it on laziness, bad light, or operator failure, sooner or later all of us screw up and come home from a shoot with dull, …

Fashion Photography

Here’s How to Create Magical Nighttime Landscape Photos with a Simple Photoshop Trick (VIDEO)

Tom Archer is a globetrotting British landscape photographer with a portfolio full of spectacular photos. He occasionally uses Photoshop to add a bit …

Landscape Photography

Refine the “Feel” of Nature Photographs with These Easy White Balance Techniques (VIDEO)

One way to improve the overall “feel” of landscape photographs is to adjust white balance to achieve either a subtle or more dramatic effect. You can …

Tutorials

Exclusive behind-the-scenes-footage follows Elon Musk in the moments before the Falcon Heavy launch

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How to create surreal double-exposure photos

Surreal photography—especially with multiple exposures—has become more popular in recent years. This style of photography allows me to tell a …

Watch: How To Convert Low-Res Graphics Into High-Res Using Photoshop

<b>Before you toss</b> that low-resolution graphic into the trash, YouTube channel PiXimperfect shows you how to salvage and convert the visual into a …

Graphic Design

An 8-Minute Crash Course on Blending Modes in Photoshop

Want to get a good grasp of Photoshop’s Blend modes? Here’s an 8-minute crash course on the subject by the Photoshop Training Channel. They may be …

AI race car vs. human: Who wins?

<b>(CNN) —</b> Artificial intelligence has defeated world chess champions, mastered the ancient (and fiendishly complex) Chinese board game Go and more recently beat a bunch of professional poker players hands down.<p>But can a autonomous car go faster than a human driver on a race track?<p>Earlier this month, …

Here’s a Free Tutorial on Lightroom CC for Beginners

Adobe just announced its new cloud-based Lightroom CC app. If you’re looking into get started with this software, Photoshop Training Channel just …

Tutorials

An easy way to create luminosity masks for perfect landscape selections

Luminosity masks are one of my favourite things about editing images in Photoshop. They offer so much more power than you can get in Lightroom or …

How to Dramatically Shape the Light of a Landscape Photo in Lightroom

Lightroom’s adjustment brushes allow you to apply local adjustments to specific areas in your photos — great for landscape photography. In this …

The Difference Between Vibrance and Saturation

To the untrained eye, the difference between the vibrance and saturation sliders is not immediately obvious. Jesús Ramirez of Photoshop Training …

Tutorials

Learn to Make Boring Night Photos Look Spectacular with This 5-Minute Lightroom Tutorial (VIDEO)

Dramatic photographic opportunities abound once the sun drops below the horizon and a whole realm of colors, lights, and moods begin to appear. If …

Photo Basics: This Super Helpful 2-Minute Tip on Color Space Will Change Your Photography (VIDEO)

The more we understand about the inner workings of our camera, the better our images will be, right? In the video below, you‘ll see a quick …

An Incredibly Useful Beginner's Photoshop Tutorial

Adobe Photoshop is the go-to photo editing and manipulation software available online, mainly used by professional photographers and designers. It …

Tutorials

5 Ways to Change the Color of Anything in Photoshop

Changing the color of an object using Photoshop is a typical use case for the software, and there are many ways to do it. This 20-minute video from …

Top 5 Lightroom Secrets that Changed my Life!!

This is a special episode from Serge, he was thinking of doing something he has not covered before.Then he decides to make a video about 5 tips that …

3 simple Lightroom tricks you should definitely know

Photographer Travis Transient recently put together this helpful tutorial that might just teach you a thing of two about Adobe Lightroom. The video …

Dreamy cabin is a luxurious escape in the New Zealand bush

Cabin envy is real with this gorgeous Back Country house in New Zealand’s Puhoi bush. Designed by David Maurice of LTD Architectural, this …

New Zealand

Get Stunning Starry Photos with this Easy Astrophotography Tutorial

Been wanting to shoot beautiful, long exposures of the starry night sky but don’t know where to start? The folks from Mango Street have shared some …